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Healthy Tuna Salad (via my sister)

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Tuna Macaroni Salad

Ingredients

1 5 oz can white albacore tuna packed in water

1 stalk of celery

2 green onions

One package of ditalini style miracle noodles*

½ of a hard boiled egg

1 T shredded fat free cheddar cheese

2 T fat free mayonnaise

1 t brown mustard

Pepper to taste

Prepare noodles according to directions on package (choose the boil method not the dry roast method) and pat them dry.

Mix all ingredients.  Chill if desired (flavor will be better if you refrigerate for about 1 hour).

Enjoy this alone or serve on lettuce.

Most Satisfying 22 Calorie Meal I’ve Ever Had

A couple of months ago I found out about Miracle Noodles. Otherwise known as Shirataki Noodles. My sister ordered some and let me try them They are noodles made from Konnyadku (Glucomannan) and Calcium Hydroxide. They come in several different shapes and sizes. They are organic. They are ZERO calories! ZERO sugars and Zero Sodium. And frankly I think they are as satisfying as any other noodle! So you know what I just did? I added them to 1 1/2 cups of healthy chicken broth and had me a 22 calorie meal that filled me to the brim. I mean this was a big bowl of food! And Totally satisfying!

From where I come from that is a WIN, WIN!

You can add meat and vegetables and still keep it below a hundred calories! How many healthy filling meals can you find out there for under 100 calories? I know this is a first for me! I’m so excited about how satisfied I am after eating this that I just had to share!  I LOVE THESE NOODLES!